Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Global Development
Larisa Kasumagić- Kafedžić, a 2003-04 Cornell University Humphrey Fellow Alumni, is currently a Fulbright Visiting Scholar Fellow at Cornell University. She will spend the 2022-23 academic year as a visiting associate professor and through her research project “Teachers as Agents of Change: Education for Peace and Social Responsibility” she will collaborate closely with schools, teachers and teacher educators in Ithaca and the region, while also providing various lectures and seminars on her expertise, experience and research to Cornell community of students. She holds an MPS in International Development and Education from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in English Language Pedagogy and Intercultural Education from Sarajevo University. Larisa Kasumagić- Kafedžić teaches at the University of Sarajevo’s Department of English Language and Literature in the Faculty of Philosophy. Her research interests are in the fields of intercultural education, peace pedagogy, language education, teacher training, reflective pedagogies and action research in teacher development. She is also the founder and a president of the Peace Education Hub which was established at the University of Sarajevo in early 2020.